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1979 Houston Oilers

1979 Houston Oilers Players And Stats

The 1979 Houston Oilers finished with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, and a trip to the playoffs where they beat the Broncos and Chargers but lost to the Steelers. Overall they ranked 23rd in the league in offensive yards gained and 16th in defensive yards allowed. They were coached by Bum Phillips. The top fantasy point players were Earl Campbell, Dan Pastorini and Toni Fritsch. View all of the 1979 Oilers players, stats, fantasy points along with their roster and schedule.
Quarterbacks
With 404 passing yards and 3 td passes Gifford Nielsen put up 29.90 fantasy points.
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Running Backs
The top Houston Oilers fantasy Running Back of 1979 was Earl Campbell. He averaged 18.02 fantasy points per game for 16 games for a total of 288.40 points. He also had 1,697 rushing yards and 19 rushing touchdowns. Other Houston Oilers rbs on the roster with fantasy points were Rob Carpenter with 355 rushing yards and 65.30 fantasy points and Tim Wilson with 319 yards rushing and 60.30 fantasy points.Ronnie Coleman with 81 yards rushing and 19.80 fantasy points.Boobie Clark with 51 yards rushing and 8.00 fantasy points.Kenny King with 9 yards rushing and .90 fantasy points.Rich Ellender with 0 yards rushing and .75 fantasy points.
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Wide Receivers
Ken Burrough was the top Houston Oilers Fantasy Wide Receiver of 1979 with 40 receptions for 752 yards and 6 touchdowns. These numbers produced a total of 73.60 fantasy points for an average of 4.60 points per game. The other top Houston Oilers wide receiver fantasy point producers were Mike Renfro with 323 receiving yards on 16 receptions for 28.15 fantasy points and Rich Caster with 239 yards receiving on 18 catches.Jeff Groth with 6 yards receiving on 1 catches.
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Tight Ends
Averaging 2.48 fantasy points per game for 15 games made Mike Barber the top Houston Oilers Fantasy Tight End of 1979. Statistically, he had 27 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 377 receiving yards. The other top Houston Oilers tight end fantasy point producer of 1979 was Conrad Rucker with 2.00 fantasy points on 40 receiving yards and 4 receptions.
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Kickers
The top fantasy kicker of 1979 for the Houston Oilers with 21 field goals and 41 extra points was Toni Fritsch. These stats produced a 16 game total of 104.00 fantasy points for an average of 6.50 per game.
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